The New Yorker’s Jeffrey Toobin talks about the current state of the Supreme Court and explains why Chief Justice John Roberts has become an institutional conservative. Toobin says he believes Roberts mission is to end “his version of the modern day Civil Rights movement.”
Fifty years ago on June 11, a showdown happened in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, between that state's governor and the federal government over admitting two black students to the University of Alabama. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell has more in his latest Rewrite.
Chris Matthews talks with presidential historian Doug Brinkley and Willilam Gray, former president of the United Negro College Fund, about the anniversary of a landmark speech on segregation from President Kennedy’s 60 years ago today.
Jonathan Alter shares his thoughts on President Barack Obama’s changes to his national security team. The Morning Joe panel then joins the conversation to talk about the anniversary of RFK’s death.
On this day in 1968, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in Los Angeles during a campaign stop. The Morning Joe panel – including Mike Barnicle, former senior advisor for the McCain–Palin campaign Nicolle Wallace, MSNBC's Steve Kornacki and the New York Times' Jeremy Peters – discusses the life
Chris Matthews discusses the IRS controversy and investigation with the New York Times’ Nick Confessore and Democratic strategist Ed Rendell.
An UP panel talks about the backlash among Republicans and Democratic presidents. The panel shares examples dating all the way to FDR.
epa03647203 A file photo dated 20 January 2011 shows Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of former US President President John F. Kennedy, speaking during a ceremony in honor of the 50th anniversary of the inaugural address of President Kennedy, in the Capitol Rotunda on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC,
Caroline Kennedy speaks to volunteers for U.S. President Barack Obama at the Obama for America New Hampshire Office in Portsmouth, New Hampshire November 3, 2012. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi